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Erica Techo

The finance committee formerly met to discuss the agenda item. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:50 PM News

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Erica Techo

The action is in relation to a budget amendment passed in September. more

Mar 9, 2017 11:26 PM News

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Erica Techo

Most revenues were over 2016 numbers, with the exceptions of rental tax, interest earned and probate fees. more

Feb 28, 2017 3:53 AM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The budget includes a $5 million contribution to Hoover City Schools and $13.3 million for various capital projects. more

Feb 20, 2017 10:56 PM News

Chelsea City Hall

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While the general budget was approved, Mayor Earl Niven said he would leave the capital budget for fiscal year 2017, which starts Oct. 1, up to the new mayor. more

Sep 27, 2016 2:10 AM News

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Erica Techo

The budget included more than $106.5 million in proposed revenues and more than $106.3 in proposed expenditures more

Sep 13, 2016 2:14 AM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Board member Jill Ganus Veitch voted against the budget, saying she didn't support short notice of cuts in principals' discretionary spending. more

Sep 12, 2016 11:49 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover High Principal Don Hulin said in an email to faculty the proposed 2017 budget was "deeply troubling on many fronts." more

Sep 9, 2016 4:30 AM Hoover Schools

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said school officials have worked hard to lower the budget deficit from the $10 million deficits approved in recent years. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:19 AM Hoover Schools

The school system's budget has been the topic of much discussion in recent years due to deficit spending and the status of city funding. more

Aug 30, 2016 5:49 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Shelby County’s revenues look to be in good shape for fiscal year 2017, County Chief Financial Officer Butch Burbage told the commission. more

Aug 29, 2016 4:51 PM News

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Photo from Hoover Police Department video

Mayor Gary Ivey said he plans to propose a mid-year budget amendment to provide about $600,000 to pay for 10 additional patrol officers. more

Feb 1, 2016 8:46 PM News

Chelsea City Council

Erica Techo

Within the $2,594,808 capital budget, Mayor Earl Niven included $50,000 toward a land purchase for a new fire department. more

Oct 7, 2015 2:13 AM News

Chelsea City Council

Erica Techo

The city council meeting starts at 6 p.m., with pre-council starting at 5:30 p.m. more

Oct 5, 2015 9:04 PM News

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With around 20,000 students enrolled in the Shelby County School System as of Sept. 1, the projected cost per student is around $10,314.13. more

Sep 29, 2015 7:06 PM Schools

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Erica Techo

The budget covers a total of more than $97 million, including $60 million in expenditures for general fund and over $13 million for the highway department. more

Sep 29, 2015 1:39 AM News

Oak Mountain Funding

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The state budget will affect Oak Mountain improvements. more

Sep 28, 2015 5:51 PM News

Shelby County Commission

Erica Techo

The Shelby County Commission will vote on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year at its Sept. 28 meeting. more

Sep 28, 2015 12:39 AM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

School board members said they're not happy about another budget deficit but will give new Superintendent Kathy Murphy time to look for ways to cut costs and potentially increase revenue. more

Sep 15, 2015 7:29 AM Hoover Schools

Shelby County Commission

Erica Techo

No action was taken on the budget, but the commission reviewed requests from the Sheriff’s Office and highway department. more

Sep 15, 2015 2:57 AM News

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